His company ranks No. 1 on the 2010 Inc. 5000, with a mind-blowing three-year-growth rate. Here is his story.
Bill Bartmann lost his company and his status as one of the richest people in the U.S. Here's how he rebuilt his fortune.
What happens when Google banishes your site from its search results? Entrepreneur Ryan Abood found out the hard way.
When disaster struck in Haiti, entrepreneur Jean Orelien rushed to assist his homeland.
People thought Amy Gonzales was nuts for going into business with Kelly Caldwell, who was 17 years her junior. But they didn't allow that to stand in the way of their partnership.
In 2006, Jerry Heftler ditched his old business model in favor of managing prisoners' outside care. And he proved his qualifications by jumping into action during a prison riot.
Even as mayor Glen Lang never stopped thinking like an entrepreneur. Instead he was inspired to start a new business.
After living 20 years in an ashram, a scandal caused Michael Penny to start over and create a new life for himself, selling organic mattresses.
Why Eco-Products's Steve Savage thought the family business would be better off with a more experienced leader.
Gabriel Krajicek’s quick thinking saved his banking services company. Here's his story.
Stewart Pisecco was doing what he loved. Then he got an idea and risked his career to pursue it.
Here's a look at the largest industries on our Inc. 5000 list - by number of companies and number of employees. How does your company stack up?
Piloting a fast-growth business is never boring. But last year appears to have been particularly action packed. Thirteen entrepreneurs share their memories.
A look at some of the most interesting people and places on the Inc. 500
Inc. 500 companies can show up just about anywhere. Here are eight big fish living in some pretty small ponds.
We asked the serial entrepreneurs on our list to name the most important thing they had learned as entrepreneurs. Here are our favorites.
When it came to adding user reviews to their website, co-founders Michael Ortner and Rakesh Chilakapati were at odds.
Street Smarts | Norm Brodsky
What should you do when your new senior managers bring corporate ideas to your business? Veteran entrepreneur Norm Brodsky shares his advice.
Get Real | Jason Fried
Jason Fried viewed office space as a cost center, until he moved into pricy new digs. Find out why he changed his mind.
Looking to give your office a makeover? Check out this contemporary furniture.
A review of printers from Epson, HP, Lexmark, and Xerox.
Backupify is a new service that backups your Google Apps data.
Entrepreneur Avesta Rasouli explains how he uses Wufoo to collect customer data.
New devices let you watch live TV using mobile broadcast services by FLO TV and Mobile DTV.
New technology lets you access your Outlook e-mail, calendar, and contacts using your voice.
A look at great amenities for the business traveler such as sunset yoga, boxing, and racquetball courts.
We’ve tested three custom shirt tailoring websites to determine how good they really are.
A picture frame designed to display photos and videos taken with Aiptek’s 3-D HD camcorder.
A new stereo called CycleSound lets you listen to music on your bike.
Providing good customer service is often a matter of common sense. Follow these 10 tips to make your customers happy.
Companies are using new reputation monitoring tools to scour the Internet for customer complaints.
Michael Davis hired a sales consultant so that he could focus on running his business. Should you consider hiring one?
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow, a traveling pawn shop, relies on media to spread their word and make a profit off their travels. (It resold this portrait of George Washington for $30,000.) Four experts offer advice.
Manor, Texas, has become a laboratory and proving grounds for the burgeoning Gov 2.0 technology market.
New Jersey eight-year-old Joey Hudicka is selling an iPhone app.
The latest news on LL Cool J, Jack Nicklaus and Cynthia Rowley.
A flurry of start-ups has set about to create food and dining apps to help foodies follow one another's eating odysseys on the Web. Can they make a profit? Here are four companies on the cutting edge.
In his book, Power: Why Some People Have It - and Other Don't, Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer explains what it takes to gain power and why ambition and hard work won't cut it.
Doug and Janet Boulton are selling their flooring store. How much would you pay to buy a business in a great location?
The recent documentary, A Piece of Work, about Joan River's life exposes her entrepreneurial spirit. Rivers, now 77, knows what she wants and how to go about getting it.
VIEWS & OPINIONS
Behind the achievement of fast growth are CEOs whose success proves that no industry is too humble or too sophisticated for the truly ambitious.
Stealing Tony Hsieh’s recipe for success.
Ad agency chief John Most likes to remind clients that recessions provide brands with opportunities to reposition and reinvent themselves. That brio has helped his agency grow fast.
Jamie Arundell-Latshaw's company, Lexicon Consulting, creates mock villages to help train troops who are headed overseas.